Reputation management experts know media can hit companies where it counts. The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division is on board and applying what one legal expert calls “a full arsenal of weapons” to crack down on “fissured” industries.
If you’re in the hospitality business then this means you! According to WHD, subcontracting, as it relates to restaurant & hotel franchising arrangements, is facing serious enforcement initiatives.
Look out for the Smartphone App, Eat, Sleep, Shop, linked with Yelp to allow consumers to view a hotel’s enforcement history.
What will your enforcement review say about your business? Think it might not matter to customers that a housekeeping attendant was erroneously classified as exempt 2 years ago.
With the US immigration enforcement also bearing down on labor staffing contractors associated with the underground economy and human trafficking, you might consider a few simple compliance strategies just to be safe.
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